ATF to Host Virtual Training on Final Rule 2021R-05 for FFLs

Written by Orchid


May 18, 2022


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On April 11, 2022, the Attorney General signed ATF Final Rule 2021R-05F, ‘Definition of “Firearm Frame and Receiver” and Identification of Firearms.’ The Final Rule was published in the Federal Register on April 26, 2022 and becomes effective on August 24, 2022.

Today, the ATF invited all FFL Responsible Persons to participate in virtual training to assist FFLs in better understanding the Final Rule. Training will be conducted through WebEx on the following dates/times:

At the designated training time, the virtual training can be accessed at the link below:

Participants can download the WebEx application here:

Additionally, guidance on the Final Rule can be found at the link below:

For questions about the virtual training or the Final Rule, please email

Orchid & Williams Mullen Webinar

Earlier this month, Orchid and Williams Mullen’s Firearms Industry Group organized a webinar on ATF Final Rule 2021R-05, discussing conversations with ATF executives and the ruling’s widespread impact on FFLs and the firearms industry.

Attended by over 300 firearms industry professionals, this comprehensive 90-minute webinar is now available to watch for those who attended or missed the virtual event. Those interested can watch the webinar recording here:

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